Booster Club adds 30 to Hall of Fame

AJ Green: Basketball - 1st Team All State
Emma Fletcher: Cheer - All State
Anna Robisky: Cheer - All State
Isabelle Armstrong: Dance - All State
Ellie Judisch: Dance - All State
Summer Pieters: Dance - All State
Kimberlee Salmon: Dance - All State
Kayla Vanderwerf: Dance - All State
Nick Hanson: Football - 1st Team All State
Hannah Bermel: Golf - 1st Team State, State Team Champions
Hailey Bermel: Golf - Academic All State, 1st Team All State, State Team Champions
Ellie Haan: Golf - State Team Champions

Mackenzie Roberts: Golf - 1st Team All State, State Team Champions
Clare Rolinger: Golf - State Team Champions
Megan Sawyer: Golf - State Team Champions
Taylor Sernett: Golf and Volleyball - State Team Champions, Volleyball-Academic All State
Dylan Moffatt: Swim - 1st place @ State - 500 Free
Sydney Davis: Track - State 2nd place 4x400
Auriona Kimbrough: Track - State 2nd place 4x400
Paige Kvale: Track - State 2nd place 4x400
Makenzie Michael: Track - State 2nd place 4x400, State Champion Open 800
Seb Gearhart: Track - State Runner-up 4x800, State Champions 4x400
Nathan Hoy: Track - State Runner-up 4x800, State Champions 4x400, State Champion 400 Hurdles
Quinlan O’Hair: Track - State Runner-up 4x800, State Champions 4x400
Sam Schillinger: Track and Cross Country - Cross Country - 1st Team All State, State Individual Runner-up / Track - Drake Relays Champion 3200, State Runner-up 1600, State Runner-up 4x800
Matt Timmer: Track - State Champions 4x400
Samantha Alexander: Volleyball - Academic All State
Taylor Beck: Volleyball and Basketball - Academic All State
Tayah Mahi: Volleyball - 1st Team All State
Elizabeth Relph: Volleyball - Academic All State

The Cedar Falls Booster Club has nominated 30 students into its prestigious group of athletes deemed worthy of being placed in the Tiger Sports Hall of Fame.

The hard work and achievements needed to get into the award group include, but are not limited to, being named first team all-state, first or second in officially sanctioned state championship meet or tournament, Drake Relays champion or runner-up or top 10 finisher at the state cross country meet, state golf meet or state tennis meet, or named all-state academic for their particular sport.

Athletes from all types of sports like volleyball, basketball, golf, cheerleading, dance team, swimming, track, cross country and football are all included in the hall of fame.

For a lot of athletes, this placement into the hall of fame pushes them to keep with their respective sport and continue to grow and be better. Not only is it a title, it’s a driving force to propel athletes to keep going with their passion and sport.

Megan Sawyer is a junior on the women’s golf team who has been inducted into the Hall of Fame for being among the state team champions.

Sawyer said, “For me it’s a really big honor and it’s very rewarding to my team because we have worked so hard the last few years to get to where we were, and for that to be recognized is really uplifting. It’s just very rewarding to see all of our hard work pay off.”

Cedar Falls Alumni Matt Timmer was also included in the Hall of Fame. He was put in for being named state champion in track for the 4×400.

He said he was surprised. “My dad actually got the letter and told me about it because I really didn’t know that we even had a hall of fame. It was nice coming back and seeing everyone from CF and being recognized for my achievement.”

He was sad to say that he wanted to continue training and running after high school but school has been taking priority right now for him.

Dylan Moffatt, a freshman swimmer on the men’ swim team from Hudson, has also won a spot in the Hall of Fame by being named first in state in the 500 Free.

Regarding the award ceremony, Moffatt said, “It was nice to hear that Cedar Falls would recognize someone who didn’t go to their school district, and it was an honor to be there.”

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